Student Uprising! #NeverAgain Assaults School Gun Violence

Cloaking Inequity

In my newest contribution to The Progressive magazine, I argue “If the nation follows the advice of Trump and the NRA, the #NeverAgain movement would then need to also address the modern-day lynching of students in their own classrooms.”

Jeff Bryant writes,

In the tragic aftermath of the horrendous shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students who witnessed the atrocity are taking leadership roles in a nationwide call for action to demand stronger laws to end gun violence. The students have called for a March for Our Lives on Washington, D.C., on March 24 to “end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today.”

But numerous public officials, including President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, have instead called for more uniformed police in schools and for arming teachers with concealed carry handguns.

Here are the rest of my thoughts about #NeverAgain:

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